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Sub-surface Irrigation in sugarcane

Developing surface irrigation System:                  


                               sub-surface irrigation

                               Fig: Sub-surface Irrigation            


  • Evaporation losses get reduce or by weeds
  • Decrease the number of weeds.
  • Period of irrigation is low (2-3 hours)
  • The growth of plants is homogeneous.
  • Improve the yield
  • Decrease the infestation with pests (insects, diseases and weeds).
  • Increasing the area of planting by saving the area of canals.
  • Decreasing man infection by contacting the water (bilharzia or Schistosomiasis).
  • Decreasing the pollution in canals.

There is considerable saving of water in this method of irrigation.

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